Annaliese-Witschak

Annaliese Witschak Personal Life, Career Highlights, Lesser Known Facts, & More

Annaliese Witschak is the ex-wife of George Soros, a well-known Hungarian-American Philanthropist. So, let’s find out more about her personal life, family, career, and more.

Early Life

Annaliese Witschak is an American woman. She was born on January 3, 1934, in the United States of America. She is currently 90 years old. Moreover, she was a German immigrant. We don’t have any information about her parents’ details, siblings, and childhood. It is said that her parents passed away during World II. So, it is obvious that nothing about childhood will be available.

Education

Likewise, her parents’ details, her educational background, and qualifications details are also not available. But it seems that she is an educated woman.

Personal Life

She married Goerge Soros in 1960. Soros’ parents liked her very much. They lived happily for more than two decades. They got divorced in 1983. They had three children, Robert Daniel Soros (born 1963), Andrea Soros Colombel (born 1965), and Jonathan Tivadar Soros (born 1970). All of her children are married.

Her son, Robert Daniel, is the founder of the Central European University in Budapest. Her daughter, Andrea, is the founder and president of Trace Foundation, established in 1993. Her youngest son, Jonathan, co-founded Friends of Democracy, a super PAC dedicated to reducing the influence of money in politics.

Her Ex-Husband: George Soros

George Soros is a Hungarian-American author, financier, philanthropist, and activist. He is one of the wealthiest men in the world. He has an estimated net worth of US$6.7 billion. He has donated 64% of his fortune, more than $32 billion to the Open Society Foundation. He is considered to be the most generous giver. He was born on August 12, 1930, aged 93, in Budapest, Kingdom of Hungary.

Being born into a non-observant Jewish family, George luckily survived the Nazi occupation of Hungary. In 1947, he moved to the United Kingdom. He attended the London School of Economics and was awarded a BSc in philosophy in 1951 and also a Master of Science in philosophy, in 1954. He began his career in British and American merchant banks. In 1969, he set up his first hedge fund, Double Eagle, and in 1970, set up the second hedge fund.

He has been married three times and divorced twice. In 1983, he married Susan Weber after divorcing Annaliese. They have two children. But he also divorced her in 2005. Currently, he is married to Tamiko Bolton.

Career and Net Worth

She never shared any information related to her career and net worth. She came to prominence just after marrying George Soros. Otherwise, she would not have been known to the world. Her ex-husband

Lesser-Known Facts

  • She is not only George Soros’ ex-wife but also his first wife. Being a first wife she gained much popularity in comparison to other wives.
  • She is of German-American descent.
  • She has green-colored eyes and blonde hair.
  • She is a Christian follower.
  • Her ex-husband, George Soros, wrote a book titled “Underwriting Democracy.”

Conclusion

Annaliese Witschak is the ex-wife of the renowned philanthropist George Soros. Although she does not have her own identity, she is successful in raising children like Robert. She is living happily and peacefully for the remaining years of her life.